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Suborn

To encourage perjury through bribery, coercion, or any other means. Like perjury itself, subornation is illegal in practically every jurisdiction.
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Nothing in the book suggests that Taylor suborned or bribed any Iranian officials for information.
It has suffered at the hands of over-earnest beardy types in Arran sweaters and one finger in their ears and been suborned by the crusty, dreadlock-dangling dog on a string scene.
When an illegal act is suborned through informal cooperation and consequently a law is violated in information-sharing, it is generally understood among the players that the illegal transaction likely will never be made public; hence, agents may employ illegal means to acquire information as it is well understood they likely may do so with impunity.
"He had long since recruited Mr Brennan as his willing lieutenant in such activities, and in identifying Mr Williams as the person who would fake the blood injury he had selected a player who he thought could be suborned into cheating.
He has confessed to lying and stealing, and his prosecution sponsors have declared that he is a perjurer, having extorted and suborned his perjury.
G2 (Irish Military Intelligence) suborned his guards and used a bogus message from Hempel to get Goertz to give details of this mission.
The argument in my play is between a president who is self-interested, corrupt, suborned, and realistic, and his leftish, lesbian, utopian-socialist speechwriter.
His chief supporter was Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, a Yorkshire squire (181), known to Puritans and Parliamentarians as "the Satan of the Apostasy," "the lost Archangel", "the suborned traitor to the cause of Parliament" (193).
Go figure--has someone been suborned? Or do our elected servants on Parliament Hill disdain the idea that taxpayers want an effective defence and at the same time want the biggest bang for their buck?
He had visited Moscow in 1937 (the year 353,074 people were 'officially' shot by the NKVD) (Getty et al, 1993)), (1) and was acutely aware that truth could be suborned to the Party line.
Finally, it argues against the presentation in the guidelines of posthumous sperm retrieval as a medical procedure and contends that, on the contrary, medicine and science are suborned to the exploitation of the dead.
But the amount they were offering me per programme was a fortune in relation to my State pension and keeping the air in my tyres, so I was sort of suborned."